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Poetry by Black Swan

October 13, 2018

 

UNPREDICTABLE

 

Life is an Ocean

The treacherous sea of

Waves –

 

Higher than the eye can see

With an edge of calmness –

 

The calm before the storm

Upon it rides a vessel

That’s forlorn –

 

As it struggles with the motion

Stoned face – no feelings – no emotions

 

It was just another foreign object

That the sea – the Ocean

 

Has again claimed so tragically

 

 

ANGEL (A mistaken gift)

 

She is so beautiful

So magically wonderful

So sweet and innocent

 

God sent an Angel to me

But Satan had other plans

When he took my Angel

Away from me

Angel has left

Five years and passing

The pain just won’t cease

 

I’m sorry God

If I had mistaken

 

That Angel was a gift

From above

 

But not a gift

 

 

“My Mystery Lady”

 

As I look back on my junior years

As I reflect on years gone by

I recall the trauma’s and taunts

Of a young child’s mind

 

But I will always remember

The school’s “Mystery Lady”

Who pulled me by her side!

 

Her gentle soft voice

As she spoke to me

An understanding mind of a woman

To a troublesome child

 

As she opened her mouth

I felt a warm blanket

Wrap around me

 

If anyone could reach out

To a child in need

I knew it would be this woman

In deed

 

Only it was not meant to be

My “Mystery Lady” retired that week

And the next was deceased

 

The only chance I had

Finished before it began

“Oh” Mystery Lady why did you leave?”

 

“R.I.P My Mystery Lady – you never knew

The 30 minute impact you had on me”

 

 

PROBLEM CHILD

 

You are a fruit cake

You are a fake,

Acting like a retard

Dealing the wrong kind of card,

The stories you tell are so real

How do you feel?

Do you know the difference?

In reality and make believe,

Does every thing you say

Come from some kind of play,

Do you know the difference?

In night and day,

Believing every thing you are told

You know you were that

“Problem child”

Is it in your head?

That you were born dead

You were the bad girl

Who didn’t deserve a pearl,

Every thing you say and do

You know it is wrong

So why do you prolong

You know you are brain dead

You know you are lame

So why do you –

Continue to play them

At their own game

 

 

 

HITCHHIKER

 

Where do you go

And what do you do

Why are you running

Is it them or is it you

 

Are you on the road to destiny

Or the road to destruction

 

How do you survive

The heat of the day

Where do you hide

From the cold, cold nights

 

Another town, another story

A body or two have been found

Were they victims of foul play

There is feeling of dismay

 

Lonely hitchhiker, do you show no fear

As you gamble with the road

And all it’s load

 

Is each town a new chapter

Are you longing for an end

Or looking for a friend

 

Another truck rumbles past

Just like life it is moving fast

Have you been dealt

The wrong kind of card

 

As you shuffle your feet

And stick out your thumb

Sticking to the road

Melting in the sun

 

You disappear in the mid of the night

Looking for that ray of light

 

Where do you go

And what do you do

Why are you running

 

Is it them

Or is it you

 

 

SUBSTANCE  (The ultimate love affair)

 

You came into my life

When I needed a friend

The first affair we encountered

Was suppose to be – just a fling

There were others before you

But who’s counting

Because you’re so different –

Different from all the rest

You are so pure and white

As soft as snow

And when the chips are down

And No-one’s around

You are there my friend

You are there

When ever I need some one

Some one to understand

Some one to care

You are there my friend

You are there

For you are the only thing

Who has stood by me

and not

Judge me for who

I am

You ease both my sorrow

And my pain

So nothing else matters –

Cause you are the only thing who cares.

It’s a shame you are illegal

And cost so much

Cause I have to be unfaithful

And say

This is the end of us………

 

 

 

A O K

 

I try and put on a front

And have a different mask

Each day

 

I try to smile and laugh a lot

With a weird and wacky way

 

I try to hide the hurt deep inside

I try to push it all aside

 

But the lonely emptiness

I feel within me

Is getting harder and harder

To bare

 

If only they knew the pain

Within me is more than

I can spare

 

There’s nothing left for me to say

Except:

 

I try to smile and laugh a lot

With a weird and wacky way

It’s my way of saying……

I’m A O K

 

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